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Elkhart County Police Blotter 3-25-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002083 03/23/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter
On 03/23/2014 at around 2:30pm Nina Ottman,57, an associate with Wal-mart at 30830 Old US Hwy 20 reported that Edward
Franks, 43 concealed $89.69 worth of unpaid merchandise and exited past all points of sale at the store. Nina Ottman reported
that the incident occurred on 03/23/2014 at around 1:10 pm. Edward Franks was detained by store staff. He was cited and
released on the promise to appear in court for criminal conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,OSCEOLA,IN
2/23/14 1:10 pm
Date_Incident
14002085 03/23/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3-23-2014 at approximately 7:45 pm, Christie Harker, 38, 51626 CR 19 Bristol, was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a
24 hour mental health committal after she swallowed several pills attempting to commit suicide.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 51626 CR 19,ELKHART,IN
3/23/14 7:34 pm
Date_Incident
14002082 03/23/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter
On 3-23-2014 at 1:16 PM Patrick S. Ryan, 53, reported that on an unknown date at an unknown time a suspect damaged a
fence on his property located at 52764 CR 131, Bristol and cut down trees before removing them from his property.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 52764 CR 131,BRISTOL,IN
3/23/14 1:16 pm
Date_Incident
14002082 03/23/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter
On 3-23-2014 at 1:16 PM Patrick S. Ryan, 53, reported that on an unknown date at an unknown time a suspect damaged a
fence on his property located at 52764 CR 131, Bristol and cut down trees before removing them from his property.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 52764 CR 131,BRISTOL,IN
3/23/14 1:16 pm
Date_Incident
14002089 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 5:27 am, Randy Teague, 54, was stopped in the area of CR 4 and SR 19 for traffic violations.
He was found to have a license status of Habitual Traffic Violator with a Lifetime suspension He was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 4 east of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 5:27 am
Date_Incident
14002097 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/24/2014 at around 12:45 pm Philip Dolski, 53, of 51471 CR 19, reported that an unknown vehicle struck his mailbox in
front of his residence and left the scene. Philip Dolski reported that the incident occurred on 03/22/2014 between 12:30 am and
6:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51471 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
3/22/14 12:27 pm
Date_Incident
14002101 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 03/24/2014 at 2:30 p.m., Teresa Navarro, 53, advised on 03/20/2014 between 2:03 a.m. and 7:03 a.m., unknown suspects,
removed her wallet from her purse, located at 25614 Pierina Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25614 PIERINA DR,ELKHART,IN
3/20/14 2:03 am
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
14002107 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/24/2014 at around 6:40 pm Christopher Harman, 26, was stopped for traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on State Road
120, west of State Road 13. During the course of the traffic stop it was discovered that Christopher Harman 's driving status was
as a habitual traffic violator. Christopher Harman was incarcerated for operating a motor vehicle as a habitual traffic violator and
cited for exceeding posted speed limit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: SR 120/ WEST OF SR 13,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/24/14 6:40 pm
Date_Incident
14002108 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at approximately 6:18pm, a child in need of service investigation began after receiving information from Concord
Junior High School staff in reference to a 13 year old male student.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 59397 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
3/24/14 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002113 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3-24-2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, Diana Caraballo, 25, reported that she was stopped by a subject impersonating a
police officer in the area of CR 17 and US Hwy 20. She advised the incident occurred on 03-24-2014 at about 10:15 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 17 at US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 10:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002114 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 11:33 pm, Jason A. Plantz, 25, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. East of Johnson St. for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 2:18 A.M. having a result of .14 BRAC. It was
also found Jason A. Plantz has never had a license. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. East of Johnson,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 11:33 pm
Date_Incident
14002114 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 11:33 pm, Jason A. Plantz, 25, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. East of Johnson St. for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 2:18 A.M. having a result of .14 BRAC. It was
also found Jason A. Plantz has never had a license. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. East of Johnson,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 11:33 pm
Date_Incident
14002115 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 3-25-2014 at approximately 1:24 am, Amy Kelly, 37, reported that her 1991 Honda car was stolen from her driveway at
about 12:00 am on 3-25-2014. The vehicle was found to have been stolen and recovered after a vehicle pursuit by the Elkhart
City Police Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 29661 River Shore Lane,Elkhart,IN
3/25/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident

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